Many-sided Ma"ny-sid`ed, a. 1. Having many sides; -- said of figures. Hence, presenting many questions or subjects for consideration; as, a many-sided topic. [1913 Webster]

2. Interested in, and having an aptitude for, many unlike pursuits or objects of attention; versatile. [1913 Webster] -- {Ma"ny-sid`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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